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sententia

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noun sen·ten·tia \sen-ˈten(t)-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of sententia

plural sen·ten·ti·aeplay \-shē-ˌē\

  1. :  aphorism —usually used in plural



Examples of sententia

  1. <a handbook of sententiae and advice for those about to enter the state of matrimony>



Origin of sententia

Latin, literally, feeling, opinion


First Known Use: 1917


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